Hawai'i the Big Island - Understand Hawai'I, the Big Island and Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)
This chapter contains the Hawaiʻi, the Big Island Today, History, People of the Big Island, Hawaiian Arts & Crafts, Lei, Landscapes & Wildlife, Directory A–Z and Transportation chapters from Lonely Planet’s Hawai‘i, the Big Island guidebook.
All the info you need on everything from history, people, arts & crafts, to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get tips for women travellers, gay and les-bian travellers, travellers with disabilities, and travellers with kids. And get the most out of your conversations with a handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown on the people of the Big Island
- info on the island’s dramatic landscapes and fascinating wildlife
- full coverage of the epic story of Hawaii’s discovery
- details on the art and traditions of the lei
Coverage includes: Hawaiʻi, the Big Island Today, History, People of the Big Island, Hawaiian Arts & Crafts, Lei, Landscapes & Wildlife, Directory A–Z and Transporta-tion.
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